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0 World needs to get its shit together on climate change

The effects of drought on maize on an experimental plot at the the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute’s Kiboko Research Station.Anne Wangalachi/CIMMYT Another week. Another meeting. Another paper. Another warning that climate change is a big deal. It’s the annoying broken record playing in the background so quietly that most people…

Global Health
0 U.N. scientists to policymakers: Prepare for climate change now

In a report for policymakers, released today in Kampala, Uganda, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change calls for countries to prepare for the growing risk of extreme weather around the world. “The report gives differing probabilities for extreme weather events based on future greenhouse gas emissions scenarios, but the…